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Mercure Edinburgh Princes Street Hotel

About the Mercure Edinburgh Princes Street Hotel

3 Hen Rating


With a cool, modern interior and superb views of Edinburgh Castle, the Mercure Edinburgh City is a classy choice for a hen break in the Scottish capital. It sits proudly on Princes Street, just five minutes walk from Waverley train station and right by the airport shuttle bus drop off. The hotel is close to all the major attractions, from the stylish bars of George Street to the quirky shops and drinking dens of the old town.

Dinner in the Princes Dining Room is a smart affair, with a wide menu ranging from gourmet burgers to superfood salads for a reasonable price. The friendly Princes Bar has its own food menu, served all day, and is a cosy spot where you can purchase a bottle of fizz or enjoy a dram of whisky. The rooms feature stylish decor, flat screen TVs with on demand blockbuster movies and free high-speed WiFi. Each has a hairdryer and full-length mirror, so you can look your best when you hit the town. Many of the rooms also offer that stunning castle view you can see from the bar and restaurant.


This three-star hotel offers 169 bedrooms with contemporary d├ęcor and en-suite bathrooms. All rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV. There are safety deposit boxes, and some rooms have safes.

The reception and room service is available 24 hours a day.

The Prices Dining Room offers traditional and international cuisine, as well as afternoon tea. The bar has a 24-hour license for drinks, and offers food all day.

The hotel offers discount for guests at the nearby NCP St James Centre car park.

Hotel Facilities

  • Cafe/restaurant
  • Bar
  • Staffed reception

Room facilities

  • Tv
  • Room service
  • Iron
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Wifi
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Towels
  • Budget
  • Standard
  • Luxury
  • Self-catering

Important information

Check In Time: 14:00

Check Out Time: 12:00

Breakfast Times: Hot and continental buffet, served weekdays 07:00am - 10:00am and weekends 07:00am - 10.30am.

Parking Facilities: There is no on-site car park but guests can get a discount at NCP St James Centre and Waverley, please enquire at reception on arrival regarding this.

Disabled Facilities: Yes: 4 reduced mobility room and facilities: rooms have call alarms. Please contact your Event Planner for more information.